Chuck (Chuck) Edwards (R-SS48)
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Capitol: 919.733.5745
FAX: 919.715.2880
District: 828.214.5700
District FAX: 828.696.7882
North Carolina State Senate
Room 2115 Legislative Building 16 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2808

District Office:
337 North Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Teresa   
Committee Assignments
MemberSubcommittee on General Government and Information Technology
MemberSenate Select Committee on Judicial Reform and Redistricting
MemberSenate Committee on Pensions, Retirement and Aging
MemberSenate Committee on Education and Higher Education
MemberSenate Committee on Health Care
MemberJoint Legislative Committee on Program Evaluation Oversight
MemberSenate Committee on State and Local Government
MemberJoint Committee on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
MemberSenate Committee on Commerce and Insurance
MemberJoint Legislative Oversight Committee on Information Technology
MemberJoint Legislative Committee on Economic Development and Global Engagement Oversight
MemberJoint Study Committee on Revenue Laws
MemberJoint Select Committee on Judicial Reform and Redistricting
Counties Representing
Buncombe / Henderson / Transylvania


Chuck Edwards is a leader in business and in community service. 
He started with little but ambition and a willingness to apply himself to whatever task was set before him. As his hard work began to pay off, he sought ways to give back to his community, always with the desire that others would have the same opportunities for success that he has enjoyed.

Early Life - Born Waynesville, NC; raised in Waynesville and Bethel communities - Moved to Henderson County at age of 12 - Father was a truck driver and Mother was a waitress - Joined Boy Scouting at age 14 and attribute development of good citizenship and leadership skills largely to Scouting experiences Education - Graduated West Henderson High School 1978-played football and wrestled, member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Future Farmers of America - Entered Blue Ridge Community College shortly after high school and continued to attend part time throughout early business career, taking select business and management courses Family - Married the former Teresa Wilson in 1980, also a West High graduate and now co-owner of family businesses. She is a member of Hendersonville's Kiwanis Club, Service First, and the St. James Board of Stewards. She has served as a Board Director then Secretary for Ronald McDonald House Charities, Board Director for YMCA of Hendersonville, YMCA of Western NC, Park Ridge Foundation and works to assist Mainstay, and the Dandelion Restaurant, and is President of McDonald's Women's Operator Network. She is a graduate of Henderson County's Vision Alumni.

- Son Chris graduated from Hendersonville High School in 2000. He currently lives in Hendersonville, works with family in business, attends Blue Ridge Community College 
(EMT Training), is a member of the Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, and was recently nominated to serve on its Board of Directors.

- Daughter Kimberly graduated Heritage Hall School in 2001. She lives in Laurel Park and works in the nursing field.

Leisure activities - Golf, hiking, hunting, fishing, bicycling, travel